jessf080
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My poor plant :(

I purchased a hanging basket at a local nursery a couple weeks ago. It was gorgeous but had no label so I couldnt figure out what kind of plant it was. Over the last few days we have had very rainy and humid weather and my poor plant has xonpletely wilted. I need to know what it is in hopes of mayve bringing it back and properly caring for it if I do. Can anyone tell me what it might be?
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purpleinopp
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Re: My poor plant :(

Some type of Impatiens.

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Mr_bobo_
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Re: My poor plant :(

purpleinopp wrote:Some type of Impatiens.
...yeah, it need water... hehe

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rainbowgardener
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Re: My poor plant :(

agree, double impatiens. But "needs water" doesn't seem to fit with "we have had very rainy and humid weather." It could be wilted like that because it drowned. That would be worse news, because easier to bring plants back from under watering than over.

You can try getting it in out of the rain, under cover. I would take it out of the pot and check the roots. If they are black and mushy, your plant is a goner. If white and firm, repot in fresh dry soil and water just enough to moisten. Never leave it sitting in water. And impatiens are shade plants, that will burn up in too much sun.

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Re: My poor plant :(

...yes you say right...
...my mom drowned one Pilea plant because he kept in a container with water...
...jezzzzzz like it is Cyperus... LOL :eek:



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